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So what is the BEST way to raise the rear end on my ranger? I'm putting on the spindles next weekend. 4 wheel parts said to do the add a leaf and my neighbor that has a suburban said that he tried them and they didn't work, but his suburban is like 12 in. in the air and has 38 in tires. I have a 2002 Ext. Cab Edge. Will the add a leaf level it out, or should i get some shackels, or both?

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2" shackles and AAL will make you perfect...
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Should i get those beltech ones that everyone is talking about?
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Yes, Chevy 1500 drop shackles...Belltech...

For instance:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2-Dro...spagenameZWDVW

You may find cheaper elsewhere...
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i have AAL for sale if you want. $50 shipped!

brand new from summit. Brand: Pro Comp
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Before Pictues

Here are the before pictures. Going to get the wheels installed tomm. and the lift on Sat.

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Does anyone have a picture that shows the shackle kit installed? I'm a little confused on how it works. THANKS
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go under your truck... look at the leaf spring. in the back you will see a shackle on there now holding the leaf to the frame hanger. its just a longer version..
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Alright thanks i've been woundering about that all weekend. I saw what your talking about and was just woundering if you added it to that or what. So now i know.

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yepper. and the AAL goes in the spring pack...
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Do i need to jack up the truck and suport the frama and undo the u-bolts on the truck to install the new shackles or just support the frame and undo the shackles and replace them?
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